Leading with Fear Doesn’t Work

Leading with Fear Doesn’t Work

Leading with Fear Doesn’t Work   I spoke with Jonathon Westover on his Human Capital Innovations podcast recently, about the dangers of using fear in your leadership style. Needless to say–leaders who use fear are usually fearful themselves. Like...
A Guide to the Good Life

A Guide to the Good Life

A Guide to the Good Life For many years now, a popular pathway to a better life—at least among the Western liberal set—has been Buddhism. Buddhism, which in its pure form, is secular—there is no deity–offers a complex and detailed pathway to reducing one’s...
Fierce Conversations

Fierce Conversations

Fierce Conversations Fierce Conversations is one of a small handful of books that I consistently recommend to my clients. This book is best suited to managers and leaders in profit and nonprofit organizations, but any person who lives and works with other humans—which...
Feel the Fear. . .and Do it Anyway

Feel the Fear. . .and Do it Anyway

Feel the Fear. . .and Do it Anyway   Fear can stop you cold. It is maddening—because the fears that stop you will not draw blood or put you in the emergency room. Asking for a raise, giving a presentation, telling your spouse how you feel, returning a broken...